Autumn Finally Arrives

After the warmest September in years, and more October days in the 80’s, a freeze last Sunday reminded the trees that they had a job to do. Everything will be two weeks late this year, but no one told the Red Maples.

Maple Teal

The western slopes of 3,100 foot Hickory Nut Mountain along the Rutherford, McDowell, Buncombe County lines are awakening with color.Feather Grass at Hickory Nut Mtn

Hickory Nut 2

In Asheville, the Sugar Maples are peaking…Biltmore Park 1

Caddy homeWolfpen Mountain looms on the northwest horizon as a cold front approaches.

2 thoughts on “Autumn Finally Arrives

  1. Beautiful pictures. I wish I could take a drive in those nountains this time of the year. Have a good winter, and stay well.

  2. Photos are beautiful, as usual…………..especially the red maples………..makes me miss fall in the mountains a little bit…….however, not what is coming next!

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